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Michelle Grattan reports from Canberra each weekday on Breakfast. Counterpoint and Late Night Live dip into all sides of political commentary and, if it's serious news, it'll be discussed all over RN from RN Drive to Sunday Extra.

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Centralian icon: Gilbert McAdam

September 19th, 2015

Episode 956 of 1761 episodes

When Gilbert McAdam dreamt of playing in the the AFL, there was only a handful of Aboriginal players competing at the elite level. When he debuted for St Kilda in 1989, the league's Racial Vilification Code was still years away. But incidents including the racial abuse of Nicky Winmar in 1993 changed the sport.

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